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Richard | profile | all galleries >> Trip to Italy (many cities and towns, and the Amalfi Coast): May 14 - May 30, 2002 >> Todi - in the Umbrian region tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

Todi - in the Umbrian region

Judy going from the Hotel Bramante to the funicular that goes up to Todi.
Judy going from the Hotel Bramante to the funicular that goes up to Todi.
Judy checking a map of Todi while waiting for the funicular to Todi
Judy checking a map of Todi while waiting for the funicular to Todi
Todi as seen from near the upper funicular stop. Todi often is voted as one of the most livable cities in the world.
Todi as seen from near the upper funicular stop. Todi often is voted as one of the most livable cities in the world.
Richard with Todi in the background. Near the upper funicular stop. We walked to the city center from here.
Richard with Todi in the background. Near the upper funicular stop. We walked to the city center from here.
Temple of St. Fortunato: Gothic and Renaissance features -  Franciscan shrine - Built from 1290's to 1450's.
Temple of St. Fortunato: Gothic and Renaissance features - Franciscan shrine - Built from 1290's to 1450's.
The Duomo on the north end of Piazza del Popolo: Built in the 12th century - Facade has some Renaissance features.
The Duomo on the north end of Piazza del Popolo: Built in the 12th century - Facade has some Renaissance features.
Piazza del Popolo, looking south: Palazzo dei Priori at far end. Built 1280's-1330's. Gothic features. Now it is City Hall.
Piazza del Popolo, looking south: Palazzo dei Priori at far end. Built 1280's-1330's. Gothic features. Now it is City Hall.
Piazza del Popolo: Scaffolding on Palazzo del Popolo (1213).  Left of it is Palazzo del Capitano (1290). Both - Gothic features.
Piazza del Popolo: Scaffolding on Palazzo del Popolo (1213). Left of it is Palazzo del Capitano (1290). Both - Gothic features.
A street in Todi. Todi is an enchanting town with a strong medieval ambience.
A street in Todi. Todi is an enchanting town with a strong medieval ambience.
Judy on a street in Todi
Judy on a street in Todi
Todi: Residences
Todi: Residences
Many steep streets have steps in the middle for pedestrians. Space in many Italian towns at a premium. No sidewalk necessary.
Many steep streets have steps in the middle for pedestrians. Space in many Italian towns at a premium. No sidewalk necessary.
Judy on a street in Todi 1
Judy on a street in Todi 1
Todi: Street 2
Todi: Street 2
Judy: Lunch in Todi
Judy: Lunch in Todi
Todi: A passageway
Todi: A passageway
Judy on a street in Todi 2
Judy on a street in Todi 2
Todi: Street 4
Todi: Street 4
Judy returning to the Hotel Bramante after coming down the funicular from Todi.
Judy returning to the Hotel Bramante after coming down the funicular from Todi.
The Church of Santa Maria della Consolazione. Photo taken from the grounds of the Hotel Bramante.
The Church of Santa Maria della Consolazione. Photo taken from the grounds of the Hotel Bramante.
Judy going from the Hotel Bramante to the Church of Santa Maria Consolazione.
Judy going from the Hotel Bramante to the Church of Santa Maria Consolazione.
The Church of Santa Maria Consolazione. Built from early 1500's to early 1600's. Renaissance features.
The Church of Santa Maria Consolazione. Built from early 1500's to early 1600's. Renaissance features.
Family house where they make cheese - near Todi. Sixteen family members (four generations) live in this house.
Family house where they make cheese - near Todi. Sixteen family members (four generations) live in this house.
Mixing ingredients over a flame to make the cheese. Wooden stirrer has been handed down from generation to generation.
Mixing ingredients over a flame to make the cheese. Wooden stirrer has been handed down from generation to generation.
Newer cheese making equipment recently purchased.
Newer cheese making equipment recently purchased.
After cheese ingredients are stirred and heated, the mixture is poured into molds.
After cheese ingredients are stirred and heated, the mixture is poured into molds.
The cheese is then cleaned with a rotating brush and then aged, as shown here, in refrigerators.
The cheese is then cleaned with a rotating brush and then aged, as shown here, in refrigerators.
The eldest generation of this cheese making family. They hosted cheese and wine tasting for us.
The eldest generation of this cheese making family. They hosted cheese and wine tasting for us.